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A NEEDY DEFENDANT

Nathaniel Howard was charged with "aggressive begging in a public place" after he was observed at a Manhattan traffic light shaking a cup at stopped cars. (Because Howard impeded traffic flow, drivers ...
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NOTHING'S FREE

FTC Charges Online Marketers with Scamming Consumers out of Hundreds of Millions of Dollars with 'Free' Trial Offers The Federal Trade Commission has brought a law enforcement action against an online ...
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BRIEF FILED IN FEDERAL "ATTORNEY ADVERTISING" CASE

As we have previously reported, York's new attorney advertising regulations are the subject of a federal lawsuit filed by Public Citizen, Inc., a nonprofit consumer advocacy group. The litigation ...
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"ATTORNEY ADVERTISING," NOT!

As we anticipated, the first federal lawsuit has been filed challenging the constitutionality of New York's new attorney advertising regulations (which took effect yesterday, February 1, 2007). The ...
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ACLU OPPOSES ATTORNEY-ADVERTISING REGS

The opposing voices to the attorney-advertising regulations, proposed by the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Division of the State of New York, reached a fitting crescendo with the release of a ...
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BAR LEADER OBJECTS TO PROPOSED SOLICITATION RULE

Michael Miller, a noted Trusts and Estates lawyer, and past President of New York County Lawyers' Association, has lent his voice to the growing chorus of concerned advocates who have expressed ...
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HOW UNETHICAL IS THIS?

Lawyers are already governed by an overwhelming array of regulations and restrictions. By way of example, we've already got rules which dictate: how we should behave [see, e.g., DR1-102(A)(2) (lawyer ...
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